perfidy


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betrayal of a trust

an act of deliberate betrayal

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The fellow has been amply repaid by the friendship of De Montfort, but now this act of perfidy has wiped clean the score.
'Sir,' said Young John, 'will you have the perfidy to deny that you know and long have known that I felt towards Miss Dorrit, call it not the presumption of love, but adoration and sacrifice ?'
'Indeed, John, I will not have any perfidy if I know it; why you should suspect me of it I am at a loss to think.
As soon as they were both mounted, at the gate of the inn, he called to the host and said in a very grave and measured voice, "Many and great are the favours, Senor Alcaide, that I have received in this castle of yours, and I remain under the deepest obligation to be grateful to you for them all the days of my life; if I can repay them in avenging you of any arrogant foe who may have wronged you, know that my calling is no other than to aid the weak, to avenge those who suffer wrong, and to chastise perfidy. Search your memory, and if you find anything of this kind you need only tell me of it, and I promise you by the order of knighthood which I have received to procure you satisfaction and reparation to the utmost of your desire."
"Provided I understand your perfidy, sir, and succeed in making you understand that I will be revenged, I shall be reasonable enough," said Albert furiously.
This perfidy had been calculated with extreme ability; the name that was pronounced, instead of the name which the marquise awaited, had precisely the same effect upon her as the badly sharpened axes that had hacked, without destroying, Messieurs de Chalais and De Thou upon the scaffold.
They had known or guessed the truth, and the hekkador of the Holy Therns, who had evidently come to the chamber in the hope of thwarting Salensus Oll in his contemplated perfidy against the high priest who coveted Dejah Thoris for himself, realized that Thurid had stolen the prize from beneath his very nose.
The North has also slammed the South for ramping up its participation in "war games" with the US, warning last week that a "corresponding response" was imminent in the face of such "acts of perfidy".
Amman,April 25(Petra)-- North Korea blasted South Korea on Thursday for conducting joint air force exercises with the United States, calling the maneuvers an act of "perfidy" endangering inter-Korean relations, a statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency said.
But Washington was already riding toward Fort West Point on Sunday before Tallmadge could alert him of Arnold's perfidy, September 24, 1780.
The Dubai Police have managed to arrest an African gang that had stolen Dh4 million from a cash transport vehicle in less than 24 hours, in an operation called "Perfidy".
Dubai: In an operation dubbed 'Perfidy', Dubai Police arrested a gang less than 24 hours after they stole Dh4 million from an armoured vehicle transporting cash.
Perfidy is the use of treacherous deception to kill, injure, or capture an adversary by falsely claiming protected status, and it is prohibited for OCO.
If through EU perfidy we 'crash out' of the Bankers Club in March, we have been there before.
My people have shunned nimble-witted and invaluable sons at the ballot and instead opted for inept paragons of perfidy who hide behind ODM and the party leader to climb to power.